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Savvy about our environment

The award ceremony of Goa Environmental Film Festival 2018 was held recently. There were two categories: schools and colleges at State level and individual category at National level. NT KURIOCITY spoke to the winners from each category to know more about their short films

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Environment education to the rescue

Environment education in India was made compulsory in formal education in schools through a Supreme Court judgement in 2003. A 2016 UNESCO report titled ‘Education for people and planet’ pushes for education as one of the tools for dealing with the environmental crisis caused by human behaviour.

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Put a ring on it

Dr Kedar Kulkarni Boisterina was visibly agitated as she sat sipping her coffee in the canteen of the Elitemix University. “Can you believe this? My mother is forcing my elder sister, who is hardly 23-years-old to get married? I don’t think I want to marry before I’m 28. Thank God I am still a teenager!” She bawled.

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Making family meals a reality

Maria Fernandes There are many aspects of the family and home environment that are important influences on children’s eating habits and which remain influential in adolescence as well, despite their growing independence and influence of peers. One such aspect is the family meal time. Last week we discussed the benefits of family meals and a few tips on how to …

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AITD students explore industries in Bengaluru

Corporate Institute Relationship Cell (CIRC) in association with the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Angel Institute of Technology and Design arranged an industrial visit to Bengaluru for students of the department of ECE at Agnel Institute of Technical Design (AITD). A total of 64 students attended the field trip along with five faculty members.

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St Xavier’s College organises blogging workshop for teachers

Department of English, St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised a State Level Workshop on Blogging and Content Writing. Resource person for the day was media relations assistant at the college, Silverio Souza who has worked for the popular tech-based content channel Startup Goa, and handles content for clients based in the UK, Canada and India.

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DBCE mech students develop laterite stone dressing machine

Final year mechanical engineering students of Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda, namely, Olencio Zuzarte, Sunny D’mello, Ralston Fernandes, Anish Kharangate and Jonathan Baptista have developed and tested a prototype laterite stone dressing machine. The project was guided by head of department, mechanical engineering department, professor Ajit Salunke.

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International Conference at Shree Damodar College

Department of commerce and management of VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics, Margao organised an international conference on management, commerce, law, banking, social sciences and environment in association with Indo Global of Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture.

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A mission to bring children’s literature to every child

‘Encourage children to read by showing them love and through your reading habit, and through innovative ways – theatre, graphics and audio-visual media, and by developing appropriate high quality literature for children’ was the message from noted writers, illustrators and experts from around India at the second Bal Sahitya Parishad (Children’s Literature Conference) held in Goa.

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